Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland reinforces its Financial Intermediaries team in Zurich

Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland (SGPBS) has appointed Cédrick Merour as Head of Financial Intermediaries segment (FIM) in Zurich as of 1 August 2017. Cédrick Merour, previously Head of Market Solutions at SGPBS in Geneva since 2016, reports to Tobias Wagner, Head of SGPBS branch in Zurich, and to David Saliné, Head of the FIM segment in Switzerland.

Under Cédrick Merour, the Societe Generale Zurich FIM team is pursuing its development with the arrival on 1 August of Martin Petermann, Senior Relationship Manager, previously at Deutsche Bank, as well as through other upcoming hires of Relationship Managers with a dedicated FIM expertise.

The FIM segment is a strategic development focus for SGPB in Switzerland. Out of Zurich and Geneva the team accompanies the Financial Intermediaries as a trusted partner to help them grow their business. SGPBS’s broad service offer for FIMs includes among others: direct market access with night desk service, investment advisory, wealth planning and competitive credit solutions (mortgages in Switzerland and abroad).

The clients of SGPBS benefit from the financial strength and international expertise of the Societe Generale group combined with local entrepreneurship and Swiss know-how.  Societe Generale – based in Geneva and Zurich - is at the service of its clients in Switzerland since 1897 and celebrates this year its 120th anniversary of presence in the country.





Cédrick Merour

Cédrick Merour started his career in the investment banking industry and has more than 10 years of experience in financial markets. He held several positions in various investment banks and was previously in charge of Derivatives and Structured Products Sales for institutional clients at Credit Suisse Investment Banking. Cédrick joined Société Générale Private Banking (Suisse) SA in March 2014 as a Senior Investment Advisor for the Financial Intermediaries desk. Thereafter, he was appointed Head of Prime Market Access Switzerland in April 2015 and subsequently Head of Market Solutions Switzerland in June 2016, extending his scope of responsibility to the Forex & Precious Metals trading and the Bank’s ALM activities.

Cédrick holds a Masters in Finance from Paris Dauphine and a post-graduate degree in Financial Techniques from the ESSEC Business School.


Martin Petermann

Before joining Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland, Martin Petermann was Client Advisor Financial Intermediaries at Deutsche Bank.

Martin Petermann started his career at UBS in Zurich in 1997 and worked many years in various banks as a private banker, mainly covering High and Ultra High Net Worth Clients across Europe. He started covering Financial Intermediaries at BNP Paribas in Zurich in 2010. Before joining Société Générale Private Banking (Suisse) SA, Martin worked for 5 years at Deutsche Bank in Zurich where he was successively responsible for the coverage of Financial Intermediaries in the Swiss-German part of Switzerland and then for the whole country.